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  2. Douglas Engelbart - Wikipedia

    Engelbart was Founder Emeritus of the Doug Engelbart Institute, which he founded in 1988 with his daughter Christina Engelbart, who is Executive Director. The Institute promotes Engelbart's philosophy for boosting Collective IQ—the concept of dramatically improving how we can solve important problems together—using a strategic bootstrapping ...

  3. Douglas Engelbart | American inventor | Britannica

    Douglas Engelbart, (born January 30, 1925, Portland, Oregon, U.S.—died July 2, 2013, Atherton, California), American inventor whose work beginning in the 1950s led to his patent for the computer mouse, the development of the basic graphical user interface (GUI), and groupware.

  4. How Douglas Engelbart Invented the Future - Smithsonian Magazine

    On December 8, 1968, Douglas Engelbart sat in front of a crowd of 1,000 in San Francisco, ready to introduce networked computing to the world. Engelbart was no Steve Jobs. He was a shy engineer...

  5. Douglas Engelbart: Computer visionary - Berkeley Engineering

    Douglas Engelbart: Computer visionary Few inventors have had as much impact on modern computing as Douglas Engelbart (M.S.’53, Ph.D.’55 EECS). Engelbart had long aimed to make the world a better place, and early on in his career, he identified computers as a key tool for solving complex problems.

  6. Douglas Engelbart - Complete Biography, History and Inventions

    Douglas Engelbart was a computer visionary and inventor of the computer mouse. Key Points Douglas Engelbart was an internet and computer pioneer. Engelbart began to imagine a high-speed network that would enable people to easily communicate. Engelbart made his most significant contributions to technology. Who was Douglas Engelbart?

  7. Firsts: The Mouse - Doug Engelbart Institute

    Doug Engelbart invented the computer mouse in the early 1960s in his research lab at Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International). The first prototype – a one-button mouse in a wooden shell on wheels – was built in 1964 to test the concept. The first mouse now on exhibit at the Smithsonian!

  8. Douglas Engelbart summary | Britannica

    Douglas Engelbart, (born Jan. 30, 1925, Portland, Ore., U.S.—died July 2, 2013, Atherton, Calif.), U.S. computer scientist. He received a Ph.D. (1955) in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. In the 1960s he set up the Augmentation Research Center at the Stanford Research Institute.

  9. The Mother of All Demos - Wikipedia

    Engelbart had assembled a team of computer engineers and programmers at his Augmentation Research Center (ARC) located in Stanford University's Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in the early 1960s. [4]

  10. Welcome - Doug Engelbart Institute

    The Engelbart Archive Interested in the Mother of All Demos, in­vent­ion of the Mouse, or the ad­vent of the Know­ledge Age? Explore Doug's many pio­neer­ing firsts , all show­cased at the Engel­bart Ar­chive , with his­tor­ic foot­age, photos, and fun facts galore.

  11. Douglas C. Engelbart – Wikipedia

    Douglas Carl Engelbart (auch Doug Engelbart; * 30.Januar 1925 in Portland, Oregon; † 2. Juli 2013 in Atherton, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Computertechniker und Erfinder.Er gilt als der entscheidende Pionier und Vordenker für die Entwicklung des Personal Computers. 1997 wurde er für sein Lebenswerk mit dem Turing Award ausgezeichnet.